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What is blockchain technology, and why are states hesitant to adopt it?

FEBRUARY 6, 2018 | by Liz Farmer | GOVERNING

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By Liz Farmer, includes “… The Governing Institute and consultant KPMG recently conducted a survey of state officials about automation technology (of which blockchain is a type). Despite most respondents being able to list several major benefits, like increased quality and efficiency, just 8 percent said they had a 'very high' interest in implementing intelligent automation technologies. Seven in 10 indicated low interest or indifference, and 22 percent said they didn’t even know what their interest level was.”

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